In the High court in London started hearing of the case “the state Bank of Ukraine PrivatBank against the ex-owners of PrivatBank”. According to the rules of the London court, the parties do not comment on the details of the case. About it reports the Mirror of the week.
The state, represented by PrivatBank appealed to the London court to return the withdrawn funds and to repay outstanding obligations PrivatBank refinancing.
Now the case is at the stage of decision-making on security measures in the production. Ukraine demands to the decision of the court to seize property belonging to the former owners of PrivatBank in the amount of $3 billion.
The list of assets was provided to the judges in the hearings of decision-making on security measures. Side of state PrivatBank in court, represented by Hogan Lovells, known in Ukraine for two major processes: Pinchuk V Kolomoysky (in respect of the shares in Kryvyi Rih iron ore plant) and the return of funds derived Mukhtar Ablyazov during his leadership of Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank (the sum of claims exceeded $6 billion).
The Pechersky district court gave the General Prosecutor’s office investigators access to documents relating to the purchase by the National Bank of forensic audit services of PrivatBank.
December 14, Solomenskiy district court of Kyiv instituted proceedings against the former co-owner of PrivatBank Igor Kolomoisky. Kolomoisky asks the court to declare null and void from the moment of conclusion of the agreement between the NBU and the companies Kroll Associates AlixPartners and Services on the provision of Advisory services.
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